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Chicken Fry Without Oil Recipe

Chicken Fry Without Oil is a popular Indian Side-Dish
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On :
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side-Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure-Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 3.5 based on 100 votes

Chicken fry without oil, as the name says, is a chicken dish without the use of oil. This non-vegetarian recipe is loved by chicken aficionados and is a definite favorite amongst them.

The best thing is, the recipe is cooked without oil. This Indian chicken fry is made from broiler chicken marinated with curd and spice mix. You can learn how to make it at home by following our simple recipe guide.

Chicken pieces are pressure cooked so that they become soft and then are cooked under medium heat until gravy becomes thick. The gravy should simple coat the chicken pieces and the recipe is ready to be served as a side dish.


  • 500 g - broiler Chicken
  • 1 cup - Curd
  • 1 tsp - Coriander seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin
  • 8 - Red Chillies
  • 1/2 pod - Garlic
  • 1/2" piece - Ginger
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric
  • 2 - Onions
  • 2 - Cloves
  • 2 tbsp - Tomato puree
  • salt to taste
  • How to Make Chicken Fry Without Oil:

    1. Dry-fry the coriander seeds, cumin, peppercorns, red chillies, cloves, garlic, ginger and onions and grind into a paste.
    2. Cut the chicken into medium-sized pieces, marinate with the masala paste, curd, turmeric and salt amd keep aside for an hour.
    3. Pressure-cook the chicken for 3 whistles.
    4. Transfer the cooked chicken into a vessel. Add the gravy along with tomato puree to a pan.
    5. Let it cook for 4-5 minutes under medium heat until the gravy becomes a bit dry.
    6. Now add the chicken pieces and cook for 3 minutes or until completely fried. Serve hot.


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